New Resident's Guide

Welcome to Milton.  We are glad you chose to make Milton your home.  Below is a list of items and issues that you may be wondering about right now as you become settled in your new home or apartment.  Hopefully this information will help you quickly become comfortable in your new settings.  If the information you are looking for is not on this page, try checking our  the City FAQ database or contact the City Hall 608-868-6900.

Churches

Local News Sources

School District & School Locations

City Maps

Looking for a Job?

Student Registration

Civic Organizations

Milton Area Business / Industry

Telephone (Local / Long Distance)

Events Calendar

City of Milton

Television (Cable & Satelite)

Gas & Electric Company

Phone Books

Warning Siren System

Important Phone Numbers

Post Office Location & Hours

Refuse, Recycling & Yard Waste Collection

Internet Options

Public Access Television

Water & Sewer Utilities

Library / Getting a Library Card

Recreation Programs

Winter Parking Rules / Snow Emergencies

Churches

 

Weekly the Milton Courier Newspaper prints a listing of places to worship or check the yellow pages.

City Maps

 

Click on this link to view various City maps and directions to City facilities.

Civic Organizations

 

Information not yet available.  Check back again soon.

 

 

Events Calendar

 

The MACCIT hosts a community calendar which serves as a "one stop shop" for various community-wide and MACCIT events.

You or your organization may submit an event to be posted on the calendar by completeing a request form with all of the necessary information. Prior to submitting your event, please review the City's policy regarding authorized calendar postings.  For further information, please contact MACCIT 608-868-6222 or at info@maccit.com.

Gas & Electric Company

 

Alliant Energy is provides electrical and natural gas service to properties in the City of Milton.  They may be contacted at 1-800-862-6222 or at www.alliantenergy.com.

 

Milton Propane, at 3992 E. Vincent St., is a local propane dealer. They may be contacted at 868-2874.

 

 

Important Phone Numbers

 

EMERGENCY - 911
Milton City Hall - 868-6900
Milton Police Department - 868-6910
Milton Department of Public Works - 868-6914
Milton Public Library - 868-7462
Milton-Milton Township Fire Department and EMS - 868-2842
Rock County Non-Emergency - 757-2244
Poison Control - 1-800-222-1222 - 
www.aapcc.org/
Diggers Hotline - 1-800-242-8511 - 

 

www.diggershotline.com/

 

Internet Options

 

3 meg, 5 meg and 10 meg Internet available through Charter Communications.  Call 1-888-438-2427 (1-888-GET-CHARTER) or www.charter.com

 

 

Dial-Up is also available through CenturyLink.  PH: 1-800-201-4099 or www.centurylink.net.

 

Other various options are available for residential and business Internet service in Milton, including cable, DSL, ISDN and dial-up.  Check the local yellow pages for further information.

 

 

Library / Getting a Library Card

 

The Milton Public LIbrary is located at 430 E. High St. on the Main Level (868-7462).  Click here to view the Library's website.  To get a library card, bring your driver's license or a piece of official mail with your current address. If you are age 16 or under, you need a parent or guardian to sign the form for you.  Library cards are issued at no charge.

Local News Sources

 

 

The Milton Courier is a local weekly newspaper and serves as Milton's official newspaper.  The Courier is located at 513 Vernal Avenue and available at local newstands on Wednesday evenings. PH: (608) 868-2442

 

 

 

The Janesville Gazette, located in Janesville, is a daily regional newspaper. Website access may require on-line registration. PH: (608) 754-3311

 

 

 

WCLO / WJVL offers regional radio news.  This is the best source for school closing information. The station is located in Janseville at 1 S. Parker Place. PH: (608) 752-7895

 

Looking for a Job?

 

The best source for local jobs would be the area newspapers, including the Milton Courier and Janesville Gazette.

Another resource would be the Rock County Job Center.  The Rock County Job Center provides resources to assist the community in enhancing the quality of the workforce.  A wide range of education, employment, training and supportive services are available at one convenient location. The Job Center is recognized by the United States Department of Labor as a "model" job center and has received recognition as the "#1 One Stop in the Nation". The Job Center is located at 1900 Center Avenue in Janesville. PH: (608) 741-3400

Milton Area Business / Industry

 

 

Questions about business and industry development can be found with the Milton Area Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Tourism

 

 

 

MACCIT maintains a database of members, which is a good resource for locating area businesses.

 

 

Phone Books

 

CenturyLink provides phone book annually to all postal customers.  If you need a phone book, CenturyLink may be contacted at 1-800-201-4099. CenturyLink's local office is located at 101 Hilltop Drive (near the post office).

 

City Hall, located at 430 E. High St., often has extra phone books available for pickup. PH: 868-6900

 

 

Post Office Location

 

 

The Milton Post Office is located at 150 Hilltop Drive. PH: 868-7742

 

 

Public Access Television

 

 

Public Access Television runs on Cable Channel 13.  This channel includes rebroadcasts of City Council meeting, School District events, and school/municipal information.

 

 

Recreation Programs

 

The City of Milton operates a youth softball and baseball program in the summers.  Registration forms are generally available in March and April of each year at City Hall and at each of the local Schools.  Contact City Hall at 868-6900 or info@ci.milton.wi.us for further information.  More information is also available on the

City Website recreation page.

 

 

Many youth sports programs are operated by private leagues. Click on the links below for more details on each league:

 

 

Milton Youth Soccer Association
Milton Youth Football Association
Milton Monster Youth Wrestling
Milton Aces Youth Volleyball
Milton Youth Basketball Association

Milton Choralation & Rising Stars Show Choirs

 

 

The contact for the Adult Milton Softball Association is Derek Davis at 868-7186.

 

The Milton High School hosts the Milton Swim Program.  Contact coordinator Tom Lieder at 868-9565 for more details.

 

School District & School Locations

 

Milton School District Central Office, 430 E. High Street Ste. 2, 868-9200
Milton High School, 114 W. High Street, 868-9300
Milton Middle School, 20 E. Madison Avenue, 868-9350
Milton Northside Intermediate School, 159 Northside Drive, 868-9280
Milton East Elementary, 725 Greenman Street, 868-9380
Milton West Elementary, 825 W. Madison Avenue, 868-9230
Milton Harmony School, 4243 E. Rotamer Road, 868-9230

Consolidated Elementary, 4838 Cty. F, 752-3107

 

Student Registration

 

The City of Milton is served by the Milton Area School District (which also serves area townships and northern portions of the City of Janseville).  The District's central office is located in the Shaw Municipal Building (430 E. High St.) on the same level as City Hall.  The District offices can be reached at 868-9200 or at www.milton.k12.wi.us/district/home.cfm.

 

Listed below are several forms that new residents might find useful in enrolling children into the District.  Questions should be directed to the Milton Area School District.

 

 

Telephone (Local / Long Distance)

 

Unlimited local and nationwide Telephone by Charter Communications PH: 1-888-438-2427 (1-888-GET-CHARTER) or

www.charter.com

 

 

"Land line" telephone service is provided by CenturyTel. PH: 1-800-201-4099 or

www.centurytel.com

 

Television (Cable & Satelite)

 

Cable television is provided by Charter Communications.  Charter may be contacted at 1-888-438-2427 (1-888-GET-CHARTER) or

www.charter.com

 

 

Other television services, such as satellite, may be found in the yellow pages.

 

 

Warning Siren System

 

 

 

Several warning sirens are located around the City to alarm residents of emergencies and severe weather.  There is no set day that these occur, however they generally take place at 12:05 PM.  The sirens are operated by the Rock County Sheriff's Department. Prior to conducting a test, the Sheriff's Department issues a notification over the local radio stations and also informs local police departments.  If there is a chance of severe weather in the area on a day that a test is scheduled, then the testing is cancelled for that particular day.

 

 

Refuse and Recycling Collection

 

 

Refuse and recycling is collected by Waste Management.  Refuse is every Wednesday of the month and recycling is every other Wednesday of the month. 

 

 

 

If you have built a new house and would like to request a recycling bin, please contact Milton City Hall at (608) 868-6900 ext. 5.  Established residents have the recycling bin already on site and do not need to call City Hall to request service. 

 

 

 

Waste Management can be reached by calling the customer service line at 1-877-WM WASTE (1-877-969-2783). 

 

 

Water & Sewer Utilities 

 

 

The City of Milton operates the Water and Sewer Utilities. Bills are mailed monthly.

 

If you recently purchased a home in Milton, typically the title company will contact the City to provide all of the necessary billing information.  If you moved in to an apartment, you will want to talk to your landlord about who is responsible for contacting the City.

 

 

 

During normal weekday hours, please direct calls to 868-6900 ext. 1, 868-6905 or 868-6918.

If problems occur on evenings, weekends or holidays you may call the Police Department at 868-6910 or Rock County Dispatch at 757-2244.

 

 

Winter Parking Rules / Snow Emergencies

 

Parking during and after snow storms is regulated by City Ordinance 4.05(5) Traffic Code.  According to City Ordinance, no person shall park or leave standing any vehicle on any street or municipal parking lot in the City of Milton after a snowfall of 1 ┬Ż inches in depth until after the snow from such street or parking lot has been removed, or plowed to the curb line.

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